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New River Estate

There’s more to this quiet residential neighbourhood in Islington than meets the eye … In this podcast we encounter rivers, wells and spa’s.  Has this ‘wet’ your appetite? Brought to life by Sean […]
New River Estate

Grim’s Dyke

Norman Shaw built many houses in Bedford Park but he built one stand-alone home in Harrow called Grim’s Dyke where the great musical writer WS Gilbert lived an unusual life.  John Cannon […]

Conway Hall

This is a place to discuss ethics before taking a salsa class, a place where honey is made and so is chamber music, a place to retreat and read books in a […]
Conway Hall

Bedford Park

Take a District Line train towards Ealing Broadway or Richmond.  Alight at Turnham Green. Welcome to Bedford Park!  “The Healthiest Place in the World” This is a model suburban development.  At one time the […]
Bedford Park

Postman’s Park

Welcome to Postman’s Park where you can see a very unusual memorial.  Commemorated here are three distillers from Three Mills.  59 other ordinary people who’ve done extra-ordinary things are also remembered in the park. […]
Postman’s Park

Three Mills

Surrounded by road and rail traffic, the Three Mills Island is seen by commuters every day, and yet seems just out of reach.  If you manage to find your way […]
Three Mills

Shirley Windmill

Shirley in Croydon is home to one of London’s treasures.  In 1854, when mills had reached the pinnacle of design, the Shirley Windmill was built here and it still stands […]